Texas Tech to Host Family-Friendly Halloween Events
October 26, 2017
Departments and organizations prepare different events to celebrate Halloween.
- 1-4 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 28)
- Hosted by Phi Alpha Delta
- Forum, School of Law Building
- There will be games, trick-or-treating and other activities for families, including
face-painting and a photo booth. The event is open to the public. Free parking is
available in the School of Law parking lot.
Contact: Ashley Langdon (806) 834-7533 or email@example.com
- 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 28)
- Hosted by Sigma Tau Delta
- Second floor English Atrium, English and Philosophy Building
- Students will present Halloween-related literature. Food and drinks will be provided.
There also will be a costume contest and raffle tickets for spooky prizes. Students
may sign up to read at the Spookeasy in the English Atrium.
Contact: Katie Cortese (806) 742-2501 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hauntcert and Instrument Petting Zoo
- Activities start at 5 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 29) with the concert beginning at 7 p.m.
- Hosted by the School of Music and University Symphony Orchestra
- School of Music Hemmle Recital Hall
- The instrument petting zoo in the School of Music is a chance for the community to
approach orchestra students and touch or attempt to play their instruments. The Hauntcert
is a special Halloween concert by the University Symphony Orchestra. There also will
be a creative costume contest in the lobby of Hemmle Hall and the winner will conduct
the closing numbers. Admission is free and guests may park in the School of Music
Contact: Benjamin Robinette (806) 834-8214 or email@example.com
Your Legal Guide to Protecting Yourself in a Zombie Apocalypse
- 2-3:30 p.m. Monday (Oct. 30)
- Hosted by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
- Museum of Texas Tech University
- Members of the Lubbock community are invited to a class regarding legal rights during
a zombie apocalypse. The street law workshop will go over every question regarding
legal duties and analyze the processes of zombie apocalypse movies. The class is $15
for anyone over 50 and interested in OLLI classes. Call to reserve a seat.
Contact: Tina Crowson (806) 742-6554 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- 6-8 p.m. Monday (Oct. 30)
- Hosted by the Residence Hall Association and the Texas Tech University residence halls
- Anyone in the community can come trick-or-treating around most Texas Tech residence
halls. Wristbands will be given at the first stop and must be presented at every stop
after. There will be “Boo Buses” available to transport people around campus. Parking
is available in any Z residence hall lot from 5:45-8:15 p.m.
Contact: Alyson Cole (806) 834-4126 or email@example.com
- 6-8 p.m. Monday (Oct. 30)
- Hosted by Student Union and Activities
- Student Union Building
- Tech-or-Treat is a safe alternative to trick-or-treating. It is hosted by Texas Tech
student organizations, Greek life and campus departments. There also will be a book
drive at the event. The parking for Safe Treat will also be available for Tech or
Contact: Myles Smith (806) 834-7598 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- 3:30 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 31)
- Hosted by the Child Research Development Center (CDRC)
- The trick-or-treating will take place at the Administration Building, Human Sciences
Building, the Development Building and Doak Hall. Afterward, there will be games and
activities at the playground of the CRDC. This event is for the families of children
enrolled at the CRDC.
Contact: Marjie Collins (806) 834-7720 or email@example.com
El Día de los Muertos Procession
Stops for the procession:
5:30-6:30 p.m. International Cultural Center
Themed artwork by Future Akins, Dan English, Valerie Hill, Ginny Mahan, Cindy Peanick,
Jimmy Peterson, Shannon Samson and Hutchinson Middle School students. The West Gallery
will feature artists Annalee Schubert and Ellen Stanley. There will be mariachi music
in the Hall of Nations. There will be Strolling Catrinas and drummers from the School
of Music. Attendees can make flores de papel, get their faces painted and decorate
sugar skulls while there.
6:30-7:30 p.m. School of Art
Landmark Arts presents an Ofrenda in the South Gallery in memory of the victims of
this year’s natural disasters. The Landmark & Studio Galleries will present “Current
Reflection on the Natural and Manmade,” an exhibit of contemporary crafts by 32 U.S.
6:30-8:30 p.m. Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts at The Icehouse
There will be artwork from Lubbock High School, Irons Middle School, Evans Middle
School and Hutchinson. Refreshments will be served.
6:30-9:30 p.m. Buddy Holly Center
The Fine Arts Gallery will feature Celebraciόn, an annual exhibition of artwork that
explores the meaning and history of Día de los Muertos. Grupo Vesso will provide live
entertainment in the Meadows Courtyard. Traditional refreshments, cash bar and children’s
activities will be available throughout the evening.
Contact: Kelley Coleman (806) 745-3667 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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